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institute ---www.ncicap.org---^ bret: next on "special report" senator ted kennedy dies of brain cancer, and will advocates of healthcare reform try to use kennedy's death to boost their cause? a former c.i.a. inspector general talks about dick cheney's influence in his report on enhanced interrogations and south carolina's embattled governor answered a call from list second in command to step down. all that, plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm he bret baier. senator edward kennedy is being remembered are today as an iconic larger than life figure who was the anchor of america's first family of politics. kennedy died tuesday night at his cape cod home a little more than a year after being diagnosed with brain cancer. it was the final chapter in a he very public and often troubled life. >> at the end of our journey and always before us shines that ideal of liberty and justice for all. >> not by his own choosing, edward kennedy became the surrogate patriarch of a political dynasty, his life a series of triumphs an losses, all positions prominently in
great great champ ran children and their children end up having them play against bret hart's family tree. bret fire comes back again. this guy, every time i think he's out, he owes me back in. you look at bret fire and they should -- the green bay packers will not retire his number four jersey they think they should retire the number four matches from the green bay packers are the nfl but from the entire numerical system. just replace it with the word far. so now it's 1235 what's your favorite number i do note 4000 with your favorite holiday the fire of july. speaking of crust over a lot of different sports. a person who talks about getting into politics, getting out of the sports arena is charles barclay. if charles barclay announced for governor of alabama what would it sound like. >> i would say this, don't drink and drive. that's a good way to start building a knucklehead here about your fellow citizens. it's good. it's important to love each other and that's what it's about knucklehead listeners. i like berkeley because it's all based on the word terrible but it doesn't say ter
back from knee end surgery last year. expect new england to come out firing. bret, kickoff at 8:00. we hope it will be better than it is right now. we are live at fedex field. we send it back to you in that warm, dry studio. >> don't be jealous and second of all, i don't know if you can hear it but when they showed closeups of tom brady sur ray made an audible sigh and i imagine many fans will also. join us for a preview including my sit down with coach zorn and sara's visit to haynesworth crash pad. you want to see that at 7:30 here on 9:00. >>> scoreboard gate has been resolved for the moment. the commissioner ruling today that any punts that hit the $40 million video screen hanging over the screen will be doovers which means the nfl has a rule identical to your neighborhood stick ball game. i didn't know they would go that route. the nats open a series in st. louis tonight and it will be against futurer hall of famer john smoltz. the 42-year-old was cut as you'll recall by the red sox earlier this month after struggling in their rotation but the coaching staff in st. louis has fixed
with james brown for an exclusive interview. bret is back with the interview. it sits down in its entirety at 7:00 here on wusa9.com. >>> until a few weeks ago, he was alexandria's police chief. right now david baker is headed for a five day stay in jail for drunk driving. bruce leshan reports the judge gave the former chief a few hours to get his things in order before plead guilty this morning. >> reporter: from the heights of power to the depths of jail. he handed him the minimum of five days behind bars after he slammed in to another driver last month at i-66 and north fairfax drive. the officer, who arrested the former alexandria my police chief said he wreaked of alcohol and that while he said he had just two beers he failed four sobriety tests and blew a .19. nearly two and a halftimes the legal limit. >> he used bad judgment, drank too much, got behind the wheel of a car and he has paid what i think is a disproportionate price for it. >> reporter: his virginia driving privileges are suspended, resigned as police chief and will have to pay a $300 fine. he dodged the cameras here at
. bret, carl cameron was covering it a little bit earlier. what is latest on massachusetts politics? >> carl listed a number of people who could fill that seat, and one of them is vicki kennedy, and said to friends and family that she is not interested. but you do not know after this is over whether stepping into that role is a possibility. others -- the list is fairly long of possibilities there but the big question for massachusetts is rather whether they will change along. it was originally at the request of senator kennedy that the governor not a point in replacement and that the election happened within 145 at 160 days. that was meant to prevent mitt romney from 20 republican -- appointing a republican. weeks ago, senator kennedy's family sent a letter to the legislature there to see if they could change it back for this appointment. we will see what happens. my guess is that they make a change and have the governor appoint a replacement, and there are lots of possibilities, a long list. i do want to mention about the funeral mass, we have confirmation now from church officials
shimon peres and here's a preview of his one-on-one conversation with fox news correspondent bret baier. >> just yesterday, a rocket was fired from here, landing somewhere out here. >> yes. yes. yes. yes. the story is... if this fire the rocket, we -- reply immediately. >> you are stand hearing and looking at this and they can see you at this location and do you get word? >> no, i think they wanted to hit because they know immediately, we will have retaliation, and then, there is an unwritten game, between us and them and you know if they won't respect it, then, pay heavily. >> gregg: the exclusive interview with president peres will air tomorrow night, 6:00 p.m. eastern time, a special report live from jerusalem. >> we are look at the final resting place of senator edward kennedy, laid to rest in arlington national cemetery, near his two brothers. at the head of his gravesite a simple white oak cross identical to the one of his brother, and list his full name with birth and death dates and all three are buried near the eternal flame lit for j.f.k. and in the military cemetery. >> gregg
pursue their dream in an america that is more equal and more just, including myself. martha: bret bair, this news, although everybody knew it was likely to be coming, it sinks in in many parts of the country, and is felt so strongly in washington. he and his family made civil rights the hallmarks of what he did. how is his loss felt where you are? >> there is outpouring of response from both sides of the ideal. when you look at his 36-year career, it's banned overtime presidencies. he authored or coauthored 2500 pieces of legislation. they were big pieces of legislation. as you mentioned, the civil rights legislation, title 9, cobra. some people say that you can measure a man by what his adversaries say about him. there are a lot of republicans who ideologically were diametrically opposed to senator ted kennedy who are coming out in droves today praising his career on the senate. we learned that former president george w. bush called mrs. vicky kennedy this morning and passed on their condolences. senator ted kennedy worked with president bush on a child left behind. most people you ta
. that's what happened to hundreds of veterans; including bret casey. he joins us now. set the scene for us here. how did this letter come to your attention? >> thanks, john. i got a phone call from my mother last wednesday afternoon. and she -- she said she needed to read a letter to me. and she and my father had already read the letter. she stated the letter is from the veterans affairs and states that you've been diagnosed with lou gehrig's disease. >> put up the text of that letter. quote, according to records of the department of veterans affairs, you have a diagnosis. it's a disease that ice invariably fatal. it robs you of your life. you become bound in a wheelchair, you can't swallow, you die a long and lingering death. what was your reaction when your parents read you that letter? >> i was horrified to say the least. i was actually driving when my mother read the letter to me. so i immediately pulled off the road and several minutes before i could pull myself back together. i asked her to read the letter to me a second time and a third. just horrified. >> did you go through
. bosworth said bret it takes too long to get going and it is too small. it is not too flexible, especially at the local level. that is a bigger problem when people are willing to pay you to buy buses but not to pay bus drivers, you can be in a situation where people are laying off bus drivers and a half an offer to buy buses and what do you do with that? that is multiplied overall. i don't think this was the optimal way to provide stimulus and offset the recession of state and local fiscal actions that are cyclical. we to exactly the wrong thing when we are raising our taxes and cutting our spending in a recession. on the other hand, a lot of it is happening. the most significant impact may be long-term, which is outside the range of stimulus. some of the money that is in here, not even the larger amount, will have a positive effect. for instance, i should have mentioned, i am on the metro board and the washington area and we are getting too good million dollars in investment funds that we desperately need for capital. we had $500 million and we are getting $200 million. we are cutting our
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